February 24, 2015 – Hartford, CT – Law students and business students teamed up on Feb. 20 and 21, 2015, for the first UConn Law School-UConn Business School Joint Negotiation Competition. Each five-member team, comprising a mix of business and law students, collaborated to prepare and negotiate a complex business transaction. Eight teams competed and two […]
The investing environment endured the recession, shifted a bit, and has come out in favor of business owners. Early Tuesday morning, investors and business owners discussed raising capital for a growing businesses at a conference hosted by financial-services firm Hilliard Lyons Investment Banking and Ironwood Capital, a Connecticut-based private-equity firm that focuses on middle-market companies. The market is […]
Dickson Suit, Ironwood Capital managing director, was recently interviewed for the BGL Environmental Services Insider, a research publication of Brown Gibbons Lang & Company. Dickson was part of a round table discussion on investing in energy and environmental services that featured insight from leading debt and equity capital providers on sector opportunities and challenges, areas of future investment activity, drivers of consolidation, […]
When you haven’t saved up enough profits over the years to put your business expansion plan into action, how do you get the money? Business owners can borrow from a bank, but banks are reluctant to lend more than two times the free cash flow, which is earnings minus the working capital needed to stay […]
Brian Giambagno, Chief Financial Officer of Action Environmental Group, an Ironwood Capital portfolio company, was recently interviewed by Middle Market Executive, and shared his views on working with private equity partners.
Delivery Agent Inc. will turn its attention overseas as it looks to build on the recently announced acquisition of Musictoday LLC with further dealmaking and continue toward a potential initial public offering. “We have a very aggressive growth vision for the company,” Delivery Agent chief executive Mike Fitzsimmons said, adding that while the San Francisco […]
Interview with Roger Roche, Ironwood Capital senior managing director, featured on ABLAdvisor.com It boils down to something I pointed to before. A “bait and switch” tactic on the lenders part should be avoided at all costs. I’ve recently seen an asset-based lending structure for a local portfolio company coming out of smaller bank in New […]
In this overview on unitranche lending, originally published in the March 2014 issue of ABF Journal, Marc Reich, president of Ironwood Capital discusses the unique features of this relatively new product while providing insights using points of differentiation between a unitranche structure as contrasted from more traditional forms of financing. Historically, when a middle-market company […]
Highlights from the CohnReznick’s Third Annual Liquidity and Capital Raising National Forum, held September 24, 2013 in New York. The forum outlined success strategies for capital raises and liquidity events for business leaders. Carolyn Galiette, senior managing director of Ironwood Capital, is featured in the video.
Ann Perrault and Jackie Victor describe themselves as true inner-city entrepreneurs. Their business, the Avalon Bread Company, is located in the heart of Detroit, Michigan. It has been a city staple since 1997, with locals referring to it simply as “the bakery.” But, according to the owners, it hasn’t been a ride on easy street. […]